WorldCat Identities

Foster, Julia

Overview
Works: 59 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 4,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Televised plays  Historical television programs  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julia Foster
Alfie by Bill Naughton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man in 1960s London is a shallow womanizer trying to figure out what life is all about
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster
The third part of Henry the Sixth( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
The second part of Henry the Sixth( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The Second part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster. Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises him for his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new Queen, who also hates the Yorks (the White Roses), becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians (the Red Roses). She and her followers are pitted against Richard, Duke of York, and his supporters, who include the Earl of Warwick, also known as "the King maker."
The Third part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the third of Shakespeare's historical trilogy, covering the downfall of Henry VI and the victory of the House of York. Richard Plantagenet has defeated Henry at St. Albans, though he agrees to let Henry serve out his reign, but Queen Margaret kills Richard, whose sons, Edward (IV) and Richard (III) defeat her. Edward becomes King. Henry's son, Edward Prince of Wales, is killed at Tewkesbury, and Richard III murders Henry in the Tower
Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, Mrs. Alving has, for appearance's sake, endured a loveless marriage to a dissolute and drunken man. She even sent her only son away from home so that he would not be corrupted by his father. But despite (or, ironically, perhaps because of) her efforts, the ghosts of the past and resurrected as her son reappears, the obvious heir to his father's sins and excesses
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic]( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion to the era's favorite historical plays. York wins the War of Roses and forces Henry to give him succession to the crown. The merciless Margaret captures York and taunts him before having him killed, only to be captured herself and compelled to watch as her son is slain.--Cover
Half a sixpence by George Sidney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humble London drapery clerk Arthur Kipps inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girlfriend, but soon discovers that high society is not his cup of tea
Julia Foster's patchwork : her own ideas for you to make by Julia Foster( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Foster's presents by Julia Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VI, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry's early days as king. In the war with France, England is being driven off French soil. The beginning of the long civil wars between the houses of York and Lancaster
Flick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memphis cop Lieutenant McKenzie is called in to investigate a series of strange deaths and weird sightings following the resurrection of a murder victim from the 1950s. Now brought back to life in modern times, Johnny tries to find his teenage sweetheart (who is now age 62), and also seek revenge for his death
Henry VI, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Henry's marriage to Margaret cedes the last of his father's French gains, the presence of a weak king encourages dissent. Feuds rage between Gloucester and Beaufort and between York's faction and the other lords until York sets up Jack Cade to lead a popular revolt
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18-year-old boy, a product of a slum environment, is sent to reform school where he becomes the top runner and the best bet to win against a private school
Hay fever a comedy by Noel Coward( Recording )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy Ashcroft and Tony Britton star in this 1971 BBC Radio production of Noël Coward's classic comedy about a disastrous weekend house party - container
Henry VI, Part III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When defeat at St. Albans forces Henry to cede succession to the House of York, an infuriated Queen Margaret fights on, determined her son will be the next king. But with the Duke of York's death in batle, the future of the throne is once again thrown into question
Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the nation mourns the death of King Henry V, news reaches England of military setbacks in France. After the release of their General, Lord Talbot, the English reclaim lost ground, but the appearance of a mystic warrior-woman, Joan of Arc, inspires the French. Meanwhile, at Henry's court, feuds begin between the lords of the white and the red roses
Henry VI( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the third of Shakespeare's historical trilogy, covering the downfall of Henry VI and the victory of the House of York. Richard Plantagenet has defeated Henry at St. Albans, though he agrees to let Henry serve out his reign, but Queen Margaret kills Richard, whose sons, Edward (IV) and Richard (III) defeat her. Edward becomes King. Henry's son, Edward Prince of Wales, is killed at Tewkesbury, and Richard III murders Henry in the Tower
 
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Half a sixpence
Alternative Names
Julia Foster English actress

Джулия Фостер

Languages
English (120)

Covers
The loneliness of the long distance runnerHay fever a comedy